Agricultural Development Economics
 

Working papers

Year of publication
Wheat is central to the government of Egypt’s food security policy which is based on increasing self-sufficiency in wheat on [...]
   

The role of crop genetic diversity in coping with agricultural production shocks: insights from eastern Ethiopia

ESA Working Papers 06-17
Romina Cavatassi, Jeffrey Hopkins, Leslie Lipper [ 2006 ]
Improving agricultural productivity and farm level resilience to agricultural production shocks is a critical component of reducing poverty and improving [...]
   

Household income structure and determinants in rural Egypt

ESA Working Papers 06-02
André Croppenstedt  [ 2006 ]
Egypt is on track to achieve its long-term goal of reducing the poverty rate to 6 percent by 2022. Continued [...]
   

Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger: towards a coherent policy agenda

ESA Working Papers 06-01
Prabhu Pingali, Kostas Stamoulis, Randy Stringer  [ 2006 ]
Alleviating hunger and poverty has been and continues to be the pre-dominant policy challenge facing global and national decision makers. [...]
   

From the green revolution to the gene revolution: how will the poor fare?

ESA Working Papers 05-09
Prabhu Pingali, Terri Raney [ 2005 ]
The past four decades have seen two waves of agricultural technology development and diffusion to developing countries. The first wave was [...]
   

Commercializing small farms: reducing transaction cost

ESA Working Papers 05-08
Prabhu Pingali, Yasmeen Khwaja, Madelon Meijer [ 2005 ]
Broad changes are taking place in agrifood systems worldwide. These changes are driven by economic development, increase in per caput [...]
   

Tomorrow's hunger: a framework for analysing vulnerability to food insecurity

ESA Working Papers 05-07
Christian Romer Løvendal and Marco Knowles [ 2005 ]
While traditional food security analysis offers an ex post view on who the food insecure are and why they are [...]
   

Measuring food security using respondents' perception of food consumption adequacy

ESA Working Papers 05-10
Mauro Migotto, Benjamin Davis, Gero Carletto, Kathleen Beegle [ 2005 ]
Food security is a complex and multi-dimensional phenomenon. As such, its measurement may entail and benefit from the combination of [...]
   

Measuring technical efficiency of wheat farmers in Egypt

ESA Working Papers 05-06
André Croppenstedt  [ 2005 ]
Liberalization of Egyptian agricultural policy and new wheat technology has led to significant increases in area allocated to wheat as [...]
   

Food aid: a primer

ESA Working Papers 05-05
Sarah Lowder, Terri Raney [ 2005 ]
As an introduction to food aid this paper reviews various definitions of food aid and terminology used by practitioners and [...]